LI-4

LI-4

Forbidden in Pregnancy?
At No TimeAcupunctureContraindicated
Element
English
Joining Valley
Name
合谷
Transliteration
He Gu
Point Location
Description
Very widely used point Yuan-Source point Command point Heavenly Star point NB: contraindicated in pregnancy
Indications
defensive qi clearing toxins sweating wind immune system face eyes nose mouth and ears LI channel pain inducing labour yang
Kinesiology
Key point for headache and migraine key point for face & sense organs key point for teeth & toothaches key point for sweating key point for analgesia promotes lactation myopia night blindness Spirit Point (VHS2) promotes labour
Point Psychology
Reducing excessive characteristics and increasing deficient characteristics. Key point for expressing inner will and wisdom in a balanced way in lifeSoothes the mind and allays anxiety
Channel Psychology
LI: Letting go. Holding on to things of value. Needing to be valued by others.
Symptoms
Chills and fever, great thirst, copious sweating, absence of sweating, febrile disease with absence of sweating, headache, one-sided headache, headache of the whole head, hypertension, redness, swelling and pain of the eyes, dimness of vision, superficial visual obstruction, nosebleed, nasal congestion and discharge, inflammation of nasal passages, sneezing, toothache or pain of tooth decay in the lower jaw, mouth ulcers, cracked tongue, rigid tongue, lips do not close, tightness of the lips, throat painful obstruction, mumps, loss of voice, swelling of the face, deviation of the face and mouth, lockjaw, deafness, tinnitus, absence of menstruation, prolonged labour, delayed labour, retention of dead foetus, inflamed colon, childhood nutritional impairment, childhood fright rash, mania, painful obstruction and atrophy disorder of the four limbs, paralysis of one side of the body, pain of the sinews and bones, pain of the arm, contraction of the fingers, pain of the lumbar spine, improves function of immune system & action of leukocytes.
Special Point
Spirit PointKey PointYuan Point
Balance Types
Individual Sprit PointsSprit Point GroupsEmotions Spirit and DesitinyEmotion Master PointsKinesiologyVibrational Healing Systems
Balance for:
balance judgment and constraintoverly optimisticoverly pessimisticReceivingLetting GoOppositesBalanceExtremesUnitySpiritQiLingEmotionsGuilt or GriefOriginal QiDisorders of the Abdomen Lumber region and back Head and nape Face and mouth Chest and lateral costal region ResuscitationHeadache Headache and speech Sinews arms hand skin Digestion Skin throat cold Speech anger eating Lumber pain stiffness of bones and sinews Constipation lumber pain knee Short breath groaning cramps Hip and leg pain Knee and leg Vision fright fits walking